Surf Forecast
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FZUS54 KCRP 161108

Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
608 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

.For the beaches from Malaquite Beach to Port Aransas...

608 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

5 AM Observations:

                              Bob Hall Pier         Port Aransas
Air Temperature:              70                    70
Sea Water Temperature:        81                    80
Water Level:                  1.80 ft msl           1.14 ft msl
Wind:                         N 16 mph              N 17 mph

Note: Port Aransas observation is from inside the ship channel until
Port Aransas jetty observation site is back online.


                              Today                 Tuesday

Min/Max Temp:                 / 77                  67 / 78

Sky         Morning:          Partly cloudy         Clear
            Afternoon:        Mostly sunny          Clear
            Evening:          Clear                 Clear

Weather     Morning:          None                  None
            Afternoon:        None                  None
            Evening:          None                  None

Precip Chc  Morning:          0%                    0%
            Afternoon:        0%                    0%
            Evening:          0%                    0%

Wind        Morning:          N 22-25 mph           N 13-16 mph
            Afternoon:        N 17-22 mph           NE 9-13 mph
            Evening:          N 15-18 mph           NE 8-10 mph

Rip Current Risk:*            Low                   Low

Lightning Risk:               None                  None

UV Index:                     High                  High

Sig Wave Height:*             5 feet                3 feet

Dominant Wave Period:*        7 seconds             7 seconds

Port Aransas Jetty Tides:     Low : 758 AM          High: 223 AM
                              High: 1259 PM         Low : 817 AM
                              Low : 742 PM          High: 221 PM
                                                    Low : 842 PM

.Outlook (Days 3-5)...Initially dry conditions on Wednesday will
transition to increasing humidities and rain chances on Thursday
and Friday as Gulf moisture increases. Highs will be in the lower
to mid 80s. Overnight lows will be in the 70s.

* A low risk of rip currents means that any rip currents that do
  form are likely to be weak but still may pose a danger to poor
  swimmers. Research has shown rip currents are typically more
  frequent in the vicinity of jetties, inlets, and piers and
  these can be quite strong on days where the overall rip current
  threat is low...especially if strong southerly of northeasterly
  winds exist.

* Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, remain calm.
  Don`t fight the current. Swim in a direction following the
  shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or
  wave for help. If tired, float or tread water until out of
  the rip current.

* Wave height and period forecasts are representative of deep ocean
  waves over the offshore waters, not surf conditions.

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